University of St Andrews
Current areas of research specialisation include: Models of state-dependent pricing; fiscal theory of the price level; fiscal-monetary interaction in stochastic, dynamic general equilibrium; credit constraints and the business cycle; open economy macroeconomic models; models of endogenous growth; determinants of corporate growth; high-technology clusters; trade secrecy; market efficiency in emerging markets; stochastic volatility models; monetary frameworks in developing countries; fast-growing small firms; intellectual property office under-pricing; real business cycle; foreign direct investment; tax evasion.
Good UK instructional Master's degree (UK 65 per cent or better, USA GPA 3.6 or better, PR China 85 per cent or better) in a core area, or a cognate area supporting proposed field of research; overseas applicants whose 1st language is not English must, in addition, provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English: IELTS band 7; or TOEFL paper based 600; computer based 250; internet based 100.
The PhD is a research programme. There are no modules as part of it.
MPhil: students complete 9 months of coursework followed by a thesis of 40,000 words. PhD: Students are required to complete a supervised thesis of 80,000 words.
Entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; Spragge Conservation scholarship; limited number of school scholarships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||6 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (EU fees)||6 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|
Postgraduate Secretary of Economics